Dr. Nicolaus Hanowski

Dr. Nicolaus Hanowski
  • Head, Ground Segment & Mission Operations Department
  • Company: ESA

2014
European Space Agency (ESA) ESRIN Frascati / Italy
Department Head Ground Segments and Operations
Earth Observation Programme Directorate
Missions: e.g. Earth Explorers, Sentinels

2009 – 2014
European Space Agency (ESA) ESAC Madrid / Spain
Division Head for Science Operations Development in the ESA Directorate of Science and Robotic Exploration (SRE)
Missions: e.g. Gaia, Rosetta, BepiC, SolarOrbiter, JWST, Euclid, JUICE
2005 – 2009
German Aerospace Center (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen / Germany
Head of Business Development
Space Operations
German Space Operation Center
Missions: e.g. SATCOMBw, TanDEM-X, Galileo, TET

2000 – 2005
German Aerospace Center (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen / Germany
Mission Management
Spacecraft Operator
German Space Operation Center
Missions: e.g. BIRD, Eutelsat W5, Eutelsat Hotbrid 6, GRACE

1998 – 2000
German Aerospace Center (DLR) Cologne / Germany
Space Mission Architectures
Scientist & Study Manager
Institute of Planetary Exploration

1994 – 1998
University of New Mexico (UNM) Institute of Meteoritics / USA
Research Assistant and Ph.D. Sudent
Institute of Meteoritics
Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences

1992 – 1993
German Aerospace Center (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen / Germany
Assistant in Planetary Spectroscopy Optoelectronics
Institute of Planetary Exploration

1988 – 1994
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich / Germany
Student in Geo-Sciences
Remote Sensing
Planetology

1987 – 1993
Retail business for astronomical instruments and equipment